Let’s follow up on Postmaster General DeJoy’s announcement yesterday that he was pausing the removal of sorting machines and blue boxes, and re-instating overtime. First, Nancy Pelosi talked to him on the phone and wasn’t impressed:
The Postmaster General frankly admitted that he had no intention of replacing the sorting machines, blue mailboxes and other key mail infrastructure that have been removed and that plans for adequate overtime, which is critical for the timely delivery of mail, are not in the works.
Second, a local reporter in Grand Rapids:
— Heather Walker (@_HeatherWalker) August 19, 2020
Conclusion: his statement was a lie in response to tremendous pressure. Also, don’t get me wrong: we need to apply tremendous pressure. But these guys are going to keep fucking with the PO until it is well and truly fucked, and we need to be ready with a unfucking commission on Day 1.